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The scam catching older Aussies

The scam catching older Aussies

The scam catching older Aussies

Australians, and particularly older Australians, are losing more money to NBN scams.

NBN affordability a growing issue

NBN affordability a growing issue

NBN affordability a growing issue

The cost of basic NBN plans is becoming an affordability issue for people on lower ...

Google gets in the hotel game

Google launches it own direct service for booking hotels

Google gets in the hotel game

The tech giant has launched its own direct service for booking hotels.

The best wifi at sea

Cruise line with the best wifi at sea

The best wifi at sea

Princess Cruises claims it has the fastest internet at sea.

Delete yourself from the internet

How to delete yourself from the internet

Delete yourself from the internet

Fear not: erasing yourself from the internet is possible.

Tips for smarter online shopping

Tips for smarter online shopping

Tips for smarter online shopping

Follow these tips for smarter online shopping.

Must-have new Google tool

Must-have new Google tool

Must-have new Google tool

Google has released a must download extension for its internet browser Google Chrome.

Check if your email is secure

Check if your email is secure

Check if your email is secure

Google has confirmed that it allows some apps to read and analyse inboxes.

Your personal data is at risk

Massive data breach puts your personal data at risk

Your personal data is at risk

One of history’s largest data breaches has put your personal data at risk.

How Facebook could ruin your will

Could social media endanger your assets?

How Facebook could ruin your will

Facebook and other social media platforms may endanger your estate.

Phone features you may not know

Phone features you may not know

Phone features you may not know

Ten hidden phone features to make your life easier.

How avoid being tracked online

How to stop being tracked online

How avoid being tracked online

There are ways to throw off the technology tracking your online activity.

What happens in an internet minute?

What happens in an internet minute?

What happens in an internet minute?

Have you ever wondered what happens in just one internet minute?

How fast can you scale the web

Mice racing to finish line of internet speed

How fast can you scale the web

Are you getting the internet speed you are paying for? Here is how to check

How you can embrace technology

How you can embrace technology

How you can embrace technology

Rather than shun digital advances, use them to stay involved for longer.

Shopping safely online this Xmas

Shopping safely online this Xmas

Shopping safely online this Xmas

Christmas is a time when online cybercriminals work their hardest.

Browsing the internet anonymously

a person browsing the internet on a tablet

Browsing the internet anonymously

Do you know that some websites track how often you visit and any products you ...

Who can access your data?

You’ll be shocked at who can access your data

Who can access your data?

Dozens of organisations can access your data under the guise of preventing criminal activity.

Turn on two-factor authorisation

Turn on two-factor authorisation

Turn on two-factor authorisation

Keep your account secure from hackers with two-factor authorisation.

Internet complaints through the roof

Internet complaints through the roof

Internet complaints through the roof

Residential made 167,831 complaints to the Ombudsman in the last financial year.

NBN customers set to gain rebates

Penalties for slow internet speeds

NBN customers set to gain rebates

Watchdog orders NBN to lift its game on internet delays and faults.

NBN cop forces telcos to behave

Watchdog threatens NBN telcos with $10 million fines

NBN cop forces telcos to behave

NBN telcos warned not to ‘pass the buck’ on complaints, or else.

Cloud computing explained

Cloud computing explained

Cloud computing explained

While you may think all of your files are safe at home, you could lose ...

Older Aussies are fast learners

Older Aussies are fast learners

Older Aussies are fast learners

Australians over 65 are the fastest-growing new adopters of non-formal online education.

Govt wants to access your phone

The Government wants to access your smartphone

Govt wants to access your phone

Draft legislation will give the Government power to access your smartphone data.

Spike in high-speed NBN users

Spike in high-speed NBN users

Spike in high-speed NBN users

Residential broadband customers continue to shift to higher-speed NBN plans.

How to delete a saved password

How to delete a saved password

How to delete a saved password

Explained: how to remove a saved password from your web browser.

NBN speeds still falling short

NBN speeds still falling short

NBN speeds still falling short

The ACCC’s latest broadband speed data shows some concerning results.

Why Firefox is the best browser

Why Firefox is the best browser

Why Firefox is the best browser

Surfing the web can be risky business, so which is the safest browser?

Data sharers ‘to get better deals’

ACCC wants Aussies to share data for their own benefit

Data sharers ‘to get better deals’

Personal data portability will help Aussies get better deals, says ACCC

Clearing your browser history

Clearing your browser history

Clearing your browser history

Increase your privacy and keep your data secure by clearing your browser history and cache.

Older Aussies missing out online

Older Aussies missing out online

Older Aussies missing out online

Around 2.7 million Aussies aged 50 years and over have little online engagement.

Tips for buying glasses online

Tips for buying glasses online

Tips for buying glasses online

The internet can save you money on eyewear, especially if your prescription is simple.

How to create the perfect password

Combination lock on safe perfect password

How to create the perfect password

There's a poetic way to create a secure password that’s easy to remember.

Telco fined $1.5m for NBN deception

Optus forced to pay out $1.5m for misleading NBN customers

Telco fined $1.5m for NBN deception

Federal Court forces Optus to pay $1.5m for misleading NBN customers.

$340 million lost to scams in 2017

$340 million lost to scams in 2017

$340 million lost to scams in 2017

The amount of money lost to scams in 2017 will shock you.

What Google does with your data

What Google does with your data

What Google does with your data

The ACCC is investigating why Google charges it users to be spied upon.

First taste of 5G not 5G at all

First taste of 5G not 5G at all

First taste of 5G not 5G at all

Telstra’s rollout of 5G in the Gold Coast turns out to be something, well, not ...

NBN complaints prompt review

NBN complaints prompt review

NBN complaints prompt review

Speeds and connection problems dominate customer issues.

Addressing the digital inclusion gap

Addressing the digital inclusion gap

Addressing the digital inclusion gap

Swinburne University develops a model to build digital literacy among over 60s.

Will the NBN take my landline?

Will the NBN take my landline?

Will the NBN take my landline?

Kerry wants to know if she has to sign up to an expensive deal to ...

Another telco bites the NBN dust

Another telco bites the NBN dust

Another telco bites the NBN dust

Dodo and iPrimus join list of providers misleading over broadband internet speeds.

Will NBN affect health monitors?

Will NBN affect health monitors?

Will NBN affect health monitors?

If you’re switching to NBN, you’ll need to know how to manage your health monitors. ...

Unlimited safe wifi in your pocket

Unlimited safe wifi in your pocket

Unlimited safe wifi in your pocket

Your very own fast, secure wifi hotspot in the palm of your hand.

NBN medical alarm users at risk

NBN medical alarm users at risk

NBN medical alarm users at risk

Inaction and delays putting non-monitored medical alarm users at risk.

Five ways to make your wifi faster

Five ways to make your wifi faster

Five ways to make your wifi faster

These five simple tips will help to make your home’s wifi internet faster.

Telstra to refund NBN charges

Telstra to refund NBN charges

Telstra to refund NBN charges

Telstra agrees to pay refunds to those not receiving advertised internet speeds.

Internet complaints skyrocket

Internet, mobile phone complaints go through the roof

Internet complaints skyrocket

Telecommunications complaints increased by 41.1 per cent in the last financial year.

Is it safe to use public wifi?

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Is it safe to use public wifi?

People don’t realise the danger they face when using public wifi.

Protect your internet connection

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Protect your internet connection

A secure internet connection projects your device and software from being hacked.

Top three online scams revealed

Top three online scams revealed

Top three online scams revealed

The ACCC has revealed its list of tricks most likely to catch unwary Aussies.

Safeguarding your online security

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Safeguarding your online security

Follow these simple steps to protect your valuable personal information.

Report slams NBN rollout

Report slams NBN rollout

Report slams NBN rollout

Joint standing committee urges NBN to lift its game with technology delivery.

Which browser add-ons do I need?

browser add ons

Which browser add-ons do I need?

Browser add-ons can enhance your online experience in many ways.

Slow internet to last for weeks

Slower internet speeds expected for at least six weeks

Slow internet to last for weeks

Australian internet users have been warned to expect significantly slower internet speeds.

Don’t fall for this convincing scam

Don’t fall for this convincing scam

Don’t fall for this convincing scam

ANZ Bank customers are being urged not to fall for new convincing scam.

What is the cloud?

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What is the cloud?

How does cloud storage work? And is it a secure way to store photos and ...

Is a private browser really private?

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Is a private browser really private?

Do you use ‘incognito’ mode? It might not hide as much as you think!

ACCC issues NBN ‘game changers’

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ACCC issues NBN ‘game changers’

The ACCC has listed three strategies to ensure that customers get what they pay for.

NBN scam targeting older Australians

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NBN scam targeting older Australians

Older Australians are the victims of NBN impersonators stealing their money and info.

ACCC slams telcos on NBN speeds

slow download window progress bar

ACCC slams telcos on NBN speeds

The ACCC is calling for a change to "frankly terrible" advertising of NBN speeds.

Aussies 55th in download speed test

Aussies 55th in download speed test

Aussies 55th in download speed test

Australia ranks 55th in broadband download speed tests.

ACMA to tackle NBN complaints

ACMA to tackle NBN complaints

ACMA to tackle NBN complaints

ACMA is set to investigate issues with the National Broadband Network.

How to mute specific web sites

How to mute specific web sites

How to mute specific web sites

Are you sick of autoplay ads and videos? We have a solution.

Labor's NBN compromise

Labor's NBN compromise

Labor's NBN compromise

Labor is preparing to change its NBN policy.

NBN: higher prices for slower speeds

NBN customers paying higher prices for slower speeds

NBN: higher prices for slower speeds

Millions of Australians forced onto the NBN will pay more money for slower internet speeds.

Keep your Facebook account secure

Keep your Facebook account secure

Keep your Facebook account secure

Follow our helpful hints on how to keep your Facebook account secure.

You have the right to be connected

Are older Australians being shunned by the world wide web?

You have the right to be connected

Web connectivity for older people: what are your rights?

NBN rollout enters metro phase

NBN rollout enters metro phase

NBN rollout enters metro phase

The NBN rollout reached the halfway mark on Monday.

How to turn off your spying tech

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How to turn off your spying tech

Four everyday technologies that are spying on you, and how to turn them off.

Is your internet provider the worst?

CHOICE rates the nation’s best and worst internet providers

Is your internet provider the worst?

Consumer group CHOICE rates the nation’s best and worst internet providers.

What is at risk in your house?

smart tv

What is at risk in your house?

Smart TVs, your car, if it is connected to the internet it needs protecting.

Best free internet browsers

Best free internet browsers

Best free internet browsers

These free internet browsers can make browsing the internet quicker and more customisable.

Clear your internet browser history

Clear your internet browser history

Clear your internet browser history

Did you know that your internet browser keeps a detailed record of every website you ...

Top 10 internet browsing shortcuts

Top 10 internet browsing shortcuts

Top 10 internet browsing shortcuts

Ryan’s 10 simple keyboard shortcuts will make browsing the web quicker and easier.

Cheap ways to make your wifi faster

A slow snail crawls across a computer symbolising slow wifi internet speeds

Cheap ways to make your wifi faster

Tired of waiting for webpages to load? Here are eight great ways to make your ...

How to clear your browser history

How to clear your browser history

How to clear your browser history

Problems browsing? Here’s how to clear your history and cache, and restart with a clean ...

Do you still need a landline?

Do you still need a landline?

Do you still need a landline?

Do you really need to keep your landline?

How to tackle internet trolls

Internet Troll

How to tackle internet trolls

Trolls belong under bridges, here’s how to put them back in their place.

How easily can your phone be hacked?

Phone on a dark background susceptible to hacking and password guessing

How easily can your phone be hacked?

New research shows that computer scientists can guess your PIN with 70 per cent accuracy.

Dodgy internet pop-up scams

Don’t be fooled by these dodgy internet pop-up scams

Dodgy internet pop-up scams

ACCC warns consumers about the latest tricks targeting your computer.

The dangers of 'Doctor Google'

Sick hypochondriac woman google searches her symptons

The dangers of 'Doctor Google'

Discover the real reasons you should never Google your symptoms.

Should you switch to the NBN?

Should you switch to the NBN?

Should you switch to the NBN?

Many Australians are unaware of the consequences of not switching to the NBN.

Australia's failing internet speeds

Kenya has faster internet speeds than Australia

Australia's failing internet speeds

The Akamai State of the Internet Report reveals Australia’s failing internet speeds.

Facebook to filter fake news

Facebook and Google launch new tools to filter fake news

Facebook to filter fake news

We may soon be seeing less ‘fake news’.

Online travel scams to avoid

Four nasty online travel scams to avoid

Online travel scams to avoid

Don’t be taken in by these nasty online travel scams.

Cybersecurity fail – mobile risks

Cybersecurity fail – mobile risks

Cybersecurity fail – mobile risks

Australian smartphone and tablet users need to more vigilant.

Telstra's epic email fail

Telstra's dodgy BigPond update causing customer frustration

Telstra's epic email fail

A new update to the Telstra BigPond email service is causing emails to go undelivered.

Qantas trials free, fast wifi

Hand holding smartphone with wifi on plane

Qantas trials free, fast wifi

Qantas will commence trialling fast, free wifi on its domestic flights.

The 25 worst passwords of 2016

Do you use one of the 25 worst passwords of 2016?

The 25 worst passwords of 2016

Password security firm, Keeper, has released its list of the 25 worst passwords of 2016.

5G network expected by 2020

5G network expected to launch in Australia by 2020

5G network expected by 2020

Telcos expected to launch a 5G network throughout Australia by 2020.

How to get free return shipping

Stacked shipping boxes on computer keyboard

How to get free return shipping

The cost of return shipping stops lots of people from shopping online.

Is the internet taking over your life?

Australians are becoming increasingly addicted to the internet

Is the internet taking over your life?

Australians are spending 22 days per year more online than two years ago.

Which features use the most data?

Blurry image of hand holding smartphone

Which features use the most data?

Stretch your device’s data plan further with these handy tips.

Census reboot: is it safe yet?

Census reboot: is it safe yet?

Census reboot: is it safe yet?

The Census website is back up and running but is it actually safe?

Census farce no laughing matter

ABS claims a malicious hack responsible for Census site outage

Census farce no laughing matter

ABS confirms that the Census website was hacked last night.

How to listen to podcasts

How to listen to podcasts

How to listen to podcasts

You may have heard of podcasts, but do you know how to find them?

ACCC inquiry into internet speeds

ACCC launches public inquiry into internet speeds

ACCC inquiry into internet speeds

Public inquiry into internet companies’ failure to deliver advertised broadband speeds.

Time for a digital detox?

Do you need to do a digital detox?

Time for a digital detox?

Do you twitch at the thought of losing your phone? Spend hours staring at a ...

How to lodge your tax online

How to lodge your tax return online with myTax

How to lodge your tax online

Do you pay for an accountant to do your taxes? Why not try myTax – ...

When will I get the NBN?

Very slow internet when will you get the nbn

When will I get the NBN?

Find out when the NBN will roll out in your area.

Telstra outages not good enough

Telstra outages not good enough

Telstra outages not good enough

CHOICE claims Telstra customers should be allowed to break fixed contracts

10 tech tips you didn’t know

10 tech tips you didn’t know

10 tech tips you didn’t know

Using your digital devices is so much easier with our 10 clever tech tips.

Slow broadband, fast mobile

Australians experience slow internet, but enjoy very fast mobile

Slow broadband, fast mobile

Australia now ranks inside the top 10 for 4G speeds and the top 20 for ...

Cyber militia to fight cybercrime

Experts call on governments to set up ‘cyber militias’ to fight cybercrime

Cyber militia to fight cybercrime

Should the Government enlist the help of cyber-savvy civilians to help fight cybercrime?

How to bookmark websites

Senior man sets bookmarks on his tablet for easy internet browsing

How to bookmark websites

Bookmark your favourite websites to access them quickly and easily.

How to set your browser home page

Mature happy woman at table using laptop and drinking tea

How to set your browser home page

Discover how to set your favourite website as your browser’s default home page.

TV host blasts PM over NBN

man waiting for his computer to download due to slow internet

TV host blasts PM over NBN

Slow internet is annoying but is it really worth getting angry about?

How to share online content

How to share online content

How to share online content

Sharing web content with your loved ones is as easy as a tap and a ...

Finding free wifi overseas

woman standing in front of the colosseum using wifi

Finding free wifi overseas

Travelling overseas soon? Find out how to avoid paying for wifi while away.

How to use ‘Find My iPhone’

laptop computer and a mobile phone with the find my iphone app on screen

How to use ‘Find My iPhone’

Discover how to use Apple’s handy ‘Find My iPhone’ feature to track your missing device.

The worst passwords of 2015

SplashData has revealed its 2015 list of the worst passwords

The worst passwords of 2015

SplashData has released its annual ‘Worst Passwords List’ for 2015.

What you googled in 2015

Google reveals the top searches and trends for 2015

What you googled in 2015

Find out what the top searches, trends and more were in Australia for 2015.

The evolution of language online

The evolution of language online

The evolution of language online

How words, such as ‘cloud’ and ‘troll’, mean something different online.

The truth about boomers and the internet

The Truth About Boomers and the Internet

The truth about boomers and the internet

The results of a recent survey of over 4,000 baby boomers may surprise you!

Europe ends mobile roaming charges

Europe ends mobile roaming charges

Europe ends mobile roaming charges

Europe will be scrapping mobile data roaming charges from 2017.

Stay safe when using email

Stay safe when using email

Stay safe when using email

Follow our simple steps to protect your online privacy.

Hide your browser history

Hide your browser history

Hide your browser history

Find out how to delete your browser history and keep your online footprints to yourself. ...

‘Haha’ is the new ‘lol’

‘Haha’ is the new ‘lol’

‘Haha’ is the new ‘lol’

‘Haha’ is now the most popular, pushing ‘lol’ from its perch.

Internet prices to fall

Internet prices to fall

Internet prices to fall

An ACCC draft decision may see internet prices fall for millions of Australian internet users.

How to use Skype

How to use Skype

How to use Skype

Your guide on how to use Skype.

Get to know these internet phrases

Get to know these internet phrases

Get to know these internet phrases

A few of the most common internet phrases and what they mean.

Keep your metadata private

Keep your metadata private

Keep your metadata private

Greens senator Scott Ludlam’s tips for keeping your metadata private.

How to make a strong password

How to make a strong password

How to make a strong password

Learn how to create a memorable and hack-proof internet password.

How do we compare online?

How do we compare online?

How do we compare online?

Have you ever wondered how the internet in Australia compares to the rest of the ...

Alarming police metadata access

Alarming police metadata access

Alarming police metadata access

Victorian police officers sought access to customer metadata 63,000 times in 2013/14.

Using your smartphone for wifi

Using your smartphone for wifi

Using your smartphone for wifi

Here’s how to turn your smartphone into a personal wifi hotspot.

Find free wifi wherever you are

Find free wifi wherever you are

Find free wifi wherever you are

Find free wifi both home and abroad with www.wefi.com.

NBN announces new rollout plans

NBN announces new rollout plans

NBN announces new rollout plans

NBN Co has announced the next stage of the controversial broadband network.

Five best websites for wasting time

Five best websites for wasting time

Five best websites for wasting time

The five best websites for simply wasting time.

Law changes will damage privacy

Law changes will damage privacy

Law changes will damage privacy

New anti-terror laws are expected to pass the senate before the end of the week. ...

Set your homepage

Set your internet homepage

Set your homepage

Drew explains how to reset your homepage in four different browsers

Top 10 most popular passwords

Top 10 most popular passwords

Top 10 most popular passwords

Is your password one of the most common?

Could Bitcoin make you rich?

Could Bitcoin make you rich?

Could Bitcoin make you rich?

After reaching a high of $1000 yesterday, how high will the Bitcoin price go?

Increased Outlook security

Increased Outlook security

Increased Outlook security

Drew explains how to setup Outlook’s new ‘must use’ security feature.

Best broadband internet plans

Best broadband internet plans

Best broadband internet plans

Drew looks at the best broadband internet plans on the market to help you ...

Health information from the internet

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Health information from the internet

Self-diagnosis via Dr. Google can be dangerous, yet tempting.

Increase text size

Increase text size

Increase text size

Drew explains how to increase the text size on any website.

Do you practice safe internet?

Do you practice safe internet?

Do you practice safe internet?

Drew explains how to protect your private information and stay protected online.

Can I access affordable internet while cruising overseas?

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Can I access affordable internet while cruising overseas?

Q.   Mary I am going on a cruise later this year ...

Government proposal threatens your privacy

Australian Government proposal threatens your privacy

Government proposal threatens your privacy

The internet and telephone data of every Australian could be retained.

Senior discounts on broadband plans

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Senior discounts on broadband plans

Most people consider an internet connection to be an essential service.

Are you NBN ready?

Are you NBN ready?

Are you NBN ready?

Over the next three years 6000 homes, businesses and schools per week will be ...

Telstra bungle exposes private information of 60,000 customers

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Telstra bungle exposes private information of 60,000 customers

The usernames, passwords, home addresses and full names of 60,000 Telstra bundle customers have ...

Social Media Revolution

Social Media Revolution

Social Media Revolution

Did you know that social media has overtaken pornography as the number one activity on the internet, or that one in eight couples in Americamet online? This four minute video, Social Media Revolution , is full of these kinds of fascinating facts.

How eHealth technology works

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How eHealth technology works

The validity of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been hotly debated in government ...

What the NBN will mean to you

What the NBN will mean to you

What the NBN will mean to you

With the rollout of the NBN (National Broadband Network) underway, you may be wondering ...

Cybercrime surfs past burglary

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Cybercrime surfs past burglary

The cost of cybercrime in Australia surpassed burglary and assault in 2010, according to ...

Affordable internet for older Australians

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Affordable internet for older Australians

A new study released by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has revealed that ...

Publish and sell your book on Amazon

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Publish and sell your book on Amazon

For budding writers, getting a book published in physical form has been a challenge ...

Online shopping security

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Online shopping security

When it comes to shopping online, security is paramount. Whilst it can be enticing to maximise the great discounts which can be found throughout the internet, online scammers can turn your profits into losses if you don’t stay within the boundaries of trusted websites and follow YOURLifeChoices ...

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